Pilea Peperomioides

$25

Coin Plant / Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides) is an Asiatic perennial herb that is native to Yunnan Province in Southern China at the foot of the Himalayas. Pileas are a part of the stinging-nettle family, Urticaceae. Plants in this family usually have stinging hairs filled with irritating histamines.

They love direct sun, but they'll also do well in medium to bright indirect light.
The minimum light requirement for them is 3 - 6 feet away from the nearest light source. A good medium-light place in your home would be in the middle of a room that has a regular size window. They can be placed anywhere between the middle of the room and the window.
They like the soil to be completely dry before the next watering. That usually takes about two weeks in an average home environment. It may vary depends on your environment and light condition, but for them, it's always safer to underwater or water when you see signs of lack of water like floppy, droop, or soft leaves.
They like a little bit of humidity, give them a mist every 2 - 3 days.
Pilea grows toward the light. It’s not essential, but you can keep it growing nice and evenly (rather than all on one side) by rotating the pot every few days. Increase humidity if leaf edges crisp. Provide more light if see white dots on the leaf.
The plant comes with a default nursery pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.
As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.
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